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ABC
Feb 6, 2013 5:30am EST
the awards posthumously at the white house. obama will present relatives with the medal which goes to the citizens of the united states of america who have performed exemplary deeds for the country and for their fellow citizens. >>> two people were pulled from a frozen pond in new york's central park. take a look at the cell phone video posted on youtube of the rescue. witnesses say the two tourists woke out on the ice and it broke beneath their weight. one man was able to get out of the pond on his own, but the other couldn't. witnesses say he was in the water for about 15 minutes but was helped to get out and he got out safely. >> when he first fell in, he was scrambling, trying to come out and i didn't think he was going to make it because he just stopped moving. >> come on, buddy. >> rescue crews had to bring in a ring to the man in the water. the police officers then went in through the ice and that's when the fire department arrived. they extended rescue ladders out onto the ice and the rescuers went in in a wet suit and plucked a cop and a tourist out of the pond. no word ye
CBS
Feb 6, 2013 4:00am PST
jury and on tuesday the white house press corps purkedshed obama on the issue. >> this is giving legal justification for killing american citizens without any trial. >> i would point you to the ample judicial precedent for the idea that someone who takes up arms against the united states in a war against the united states is an enemy and therefore could be targeted accordingly. >> anwar al awlaki was killed at an air base in 2011. anne-marie, there's apparently a growing number of these bases operated by the cia and the military. >> susan mcginnis in washington, thank you. >>> well the white house says president obama will travel to israel this spring. it will be from obama's first trip to israel as president. many israelis believe mr. obama has been less than supportive. he'll also visit the west bank and jordan. >>> now to the budget. the president is proposing another stop gap measure to avert the deep spending cuts due to kick in next month. his proposal to deal with the so-called sequester includes a revenue increase. it's getting a frosty welcome by congressional republican
MSNBC
Feb 6, 2013 5:30am EST
president obama held a press briefing at the white house. while he was urging congress to pass spending cuts, some disruptive guests got in the way. take a look. >> as the reforms that have been proposed by the bipartisan bowls simpson fiscal commission. these reforms would reduce our government's bill. >> what's up, cameraman? come on, guys. they're breaking my flow all the time. >> he's got nice -- you see that smooth flow, man. i don't know anybody smoother than him. speaking of flow, let's go to the next story. florida senator marco rubio with his love for the 90s rapper tupac. his old cds are his most cherished pop culture taste. >> i think tupac is more my style. in the 90s, people kind of picked up on it the wrong way. they thought these were folks that condoning a certain lifestyle. maybe some of that is in there. mostly, they were reporters. at that time from the west coast, it was a lot of reporting about what life is like. so the 90s when this was taking off is a time when this is really pronounced in l.a. you had real gang wars, you had racial tension coming off the rodney k
MSNBC
Feb 6, 2013 2:30am PST
work on issues with president obama important to the nation. >> hour house majority will pursue an agenda based on a shared vision of creating the conditions of health, happiness and prosperity for more americans and their families. we'll advance proposals aimed at producing results in areas like education, health care, innovation, and job growth. >> the congressman also soften the his stance when it comes to immigration reform. although he stopped shorts of endorsing the president's plan to fix the system, mr. cantor did back the idea of providing a pass to citizenship for younger people who are in the u.s. without documentation. >> one of the great founding principles of our country was that children would not be punished for mistakes of their parents. and it is time to provide an opportunity for legal residence and citizenship for those who are brought to this country as children and who know no other home. >> there are some who would rather avoid fixing the problem. i reject this notion. i call on our president to help lead us towards a bipartisan solution rather than encourage
CBS
Feb 6, 2013 4:00am EST
white house press corps pushed obama officials on the issue. >> this is giving legal justification for killing american citizens without any trial, without any evidence. >> i would point you to the ample judicial process for the idea someone who takes up arms against the united states in a war against the united states is an enemy and therefore could be targeted accordingly. >> reporter: so far there is one known case of an american being targeted with a drone strike. anwar was killed in 2011. >>> coss
Comedy Central
Feb 5, 2013 7:00pm PST
another minority group on the side. according to the white house website, obama's immigration plan treats same-sex families as families. what's next, mr. presiden, treating gay people as people? here's the idea: the plan "gives u.s. citizens and lawful permanent residents the ability to seek a visa on the basis of a permanent relationship with a same-sex partner." that's right. he wants to let gay foreigners across the border to take our good-paying, american gaying jobs. [ laughter ] well, folks, i believe in american exceptionalism. and this is an insult to american gays. who i may not approve of, but i believe they are the gayest in the world. [ laughter ] our gay people -- they are not just homosexual. they're homo-ceptional. [ laughter ] [cheers and applause] @"-wuu[cheers and applause] steej welcome back, everybody. thank you very much. [cheers and applause] welcome back to the broadcast. folks, by now it should be clear, we are in the waning days of our second amendment rights, and i hope you're making the most of it. this weekend, i took my gun sweetness up to a b & b in th
ABC
Feb 6, 2013 6:00pm EST
future, yes. >> house speaker john boehner alleges it was because president obama wanted to avoid making tough cuts during a presidential campaign. the white house and democratic leaders say they had an offer and republicans walked away. >> as we told you earlier a show of force in annapolis today as thousands of gun rights members gathered outside and inside the capitol building. the governor wants to ban assault weapons and create stricter licensing requirements for guns. horace holmes is indianapolis tonight. please bring us up-to-date on this story. >> they are still meeting in testifying here in the state house. we talked about the governor's desire. a lot of people are now rushing to buy guns. that has created a backlog because of the seven-day background check. shooting ranges and gun stores in maryland are buzzing with activity these days. >> sales are pretty much good everywhere. people are steadily coming in the door. sales are skyrocketing but is taking an extra long time for gun owners to actually take their guns home. because so many people are buying them, the wait c
MSNBC
Feb 6, 2013 2:00am EST
leaders meeting at the white house. nbc's first read identifies the strategy. the obama white house wants to overload washington's political circuit in an effort to see what he can get through congress without letting congress define what issues get addressed. so throw a lot of stuff at them, immigration, guns, hoping that the republicans are so flabbergasted by so many things to deal with, they can't get their act together. >> and he's done it brilliantly. on the fiscal cliff he basically had wall street, which funds the republicans, votes republican, talks to republicans, come in and say you have got to do what the president is asking you to do. on the debt, same thing happened. the republicans said -- >> the debt ceiling. >> -- and wall street came in and said, yes, you are. and now on immigration reform the president is appealing to the people who understand what responsible immigration reform can mean for business and the economy. he's actually not getting democrats to beat the republicans. he's getting republicans to beat the republicans. it's a great strategy. >> what do you
MSNBC
Feb 6, 2013 8:00am PST
reporting that obama's plan dead on arrival, and house speaker john boehner was speaking on capitol hill, right now saying that his party plans to stand with the american people and we want to show you exactly what he had to say about that yesterday. >> on two occasions has passed a plan to replace the sequester. it's time for the senate democrats to do that work. it's time for the president to offer his ideas about how to replace the sequester. >> his first answer to everything is new taxes. and when you think about it, what happened in january, he got $600 billion in new revenue, where were the spending cuts? now again he wants to raise taxes. i think it's time for us to cut spending. >> now with 1,379 days gone since the last time congress passed a budget and with the country poised to take a poison pill of cuts, what will it take? >> not passing a budget is shameful. and now you have the president saying well, i'm against the sequester cuts. well okay, great. well what are you going to replace them with? >> the republicans have other ideas. put them on the table. let's make a sm
MSNBC
Feb 6, 2013 1:00pm EST
democratic and obama white house message, but he was working with the state department, with the white house. he saw that he was likely to get the nomination or hoped he would get the nomination, so he does have that great experience. he has basically done a great part of this job already and now going in, he feels pretty well prepared perhaps compared to other people who have a lot to learn about different regions of the world. >> what is your gaming the bay stakes bo stakes politics left behind? you have ed markey on the democratic side, but he's especially dofrsed by not only kerry, but by all the campaign committees. is he the heir apparent? >> ed markey is being faced by another member, steven lynch. so you have these two members presumably friends now going after each other. on the republican side, scott brown decided not seek the seat he held briefly. other republicans were thinking about whether they would get this. but other republicans have dropped out. kerry healy decided not to run. mitt's son decided not to run. the list not running is pretty long. there are people talking
MSNBC
Feb 6, 2013 10:00am PST
obama at odds with his base. when he came into the white house, he was very critical of the bush administration for waterboarding, for enhanced -- he called for more transparency. the administration has not been transparent. it's only because of a leak that we know as much as we do about the targeting of american, how it's done, when it's allowed. and that's why we're going to have a discussion about this and that's also why it does not imperil brennan's nomination. because the people who are most distressed about there are part of the core democratic groups that are going to vote with the president i think when it comes to john brennan. but it is an opportunity to have a conversation that we have not had yet. >> and one of the questions is why don't the intelligence committees have access to all of the memoses. because will have not been classified leaks from these committees. house and senate committees work closely together. why not share it with those who have oversight responsibility? >> well, i would say my guess is this is -- there is probably no better opportunity from ro
FOX Business
Feb 5, 2013 8:00pm EST
congressman. next up, ceos of the white house again, president obama and business leaders discussing the deficit and immigration reform but critics claim the white house will not listen anyway so why all the meetings? the top economic aid and one of my favorite guys, another straight shooter. i want you to react to a sound bite we have. goldman sachs ceo lloyd playing find spoke about the economy, spoke about what we are about to get into. i want reaction to this sound bite. >> a lot of the economic numbers are surprisingly on the high side. some in front of us, i think it is undeniable we are entering a growth phase at this point. liz: do you agree with that? >> my feeling is that is probably true past the next six months, still feels like it has some bumpy patches we have to get through but i do think as we are slowly coming out of this downturn there probably are a lot of things to the upside we can start looking to benefit from not the least of which being crawling out from under the rock of the collapse of the housing market. liz: we are getting out from under. a number of other
NBC
Feb 6, 2013 4:30am EST
activist groups at the white house. the president will make visit t spring. president obama is also planning to make stops on the west bank of jordan. >>> this is day two of iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad to egypt. the first by an iranian leader in 30 years. at one point he had to leave the mosque when a protester threw a shoe at him. >>> and a mock shooting at school. using it it too dramatic too soon after sandy hook. >>> some lawmakers want to limit governor cuomo's use of his powers. steven mclaughlin said he rejected it the day it was used. >> if that's not dictatorial, i don't know what is. hitler would be proud. mussolini would be proud of what we did here. moscow would be proud but that's not democracy. >> the comments were immediately rejected by leaders of both parties and mclawn lynn apologized. >>> we have spectacular images of nasa of the spiral galaxy 20 mill light years from earth. abbott center is a massive black hole. >>> other health news, diet soda may help keep these calories down but it's not going to help to keep you sober. a new study shows drinking die
CBS
Feb 6, 2013 6:00am EST
. the white house maintains president obama has a solid relationship with israeli leaders. >>> a 6.9 magnitude quake off the solomons islands has destroyed dozens of homes. the quake struck at 11:00 a.m. local time prompting warnings and watches from several island chains but most were canceled. >>> 6:04. jessica doyle is back with another your money report. >> you've probably gotten your w2s in the mail recently. that means tax season is getting started. it's also apparently in time for identity theft. >> that's right. tax season also become prime time for fraud season. whether you're filing your returns online or through the mail, it's worth a few reminders to keep personal information safe and away from identity thieves. here are some tips that you're going to want to put into action, a big one right off the gate, don't carry documents with your social security number or your individual taxpayer identification number right on it. also, don't give that information over the phone, through the mail or over the internet. this is unless you are the one who initiated the conversation in
MSNBC
Feb 6, 2013 2:00pm EST
you very much. now to the slugfest over the sequester. president obama returned to the white house a short time ago after meeting with democrats to discuss how to reduce the debt and replace the spending cuts set to take effect 23 days from now. democrats are focused on revenue to replace it, but politico called that plan doa on the hill. >> the american people believe that the tax question has been settled. they know the president called for a balanced approach to the debt. and they know he got his revenue. >> you see the republicans playing games with the budget. give new meaning to the term march madness because that's what will result if we have to face a sequester. it's a very bad idea. a sequester should be out of the question. >> two republican congress mens are backing the president's plan. tom rooney of florida said i think any alternative is allowing the sequester to take effect. rob bishop said the postponing is better than the implementation and the cuts. cnbc contributor, also a columnist for reuters, i will start off with you on this one. i am sizing up from speaker boe
FOX News
Feb 6, 2013 2:00am EST
they thought. in the meantime what president obama says is congress, it's their responsibility to not deal with these defense cuts, which was the white house's idea. >> the pipeline. >> it's mental cruelty. >> the pipeline would put people to work but president obama had infrastructure -- he's had infrastructure built before the house in the last three years. >> you cannot keep blaming republicans in the house. he had total control of congress. if you look at the projection, looking into the future, aging population, rising healthcare, expansion of subsidies, growing interest on debt which, by the way, shoots to 857 billion-dollar by 20123. the deficit goes back up even though we saw it go slightly down. they're calling this the sandwich generation, the people in the middle getting squeezed by taking care of their older parents that can't retire early and taking care of kids. youth unemployment at 11.5. >> more of the middle class becoming the working poor at this point. and the problem is, you can't ask the guy a question. he makes an announcement. you can't ask him a question to get
NBC
Feb 5, 2013 5:30pm PST
cuts and tax reforms to avoid the deadline. republican speaker of the house john boehner rejected that, saying republicans want a bigger agreement on a long-term deficit reduction plan. the white house also announced today president obama will be going to israel this spring for the first time since taking office. israeli media say he's due to arrive march 20th, though the white house would not confirm any of the travel dates. >>> we are learning much more tonight about the breaking story we brought you here last night. the dramatic rescue of a 5-year-old boy after a standoff in alabama that lasted almost a week. nbc's gabe gutierrez is with us tonight from midland city, alabama. gabe, good evening. >> reporter: brian, good evening. today ethan's mother broke her silence. in a written statement she said, i woke up this morning to the most beautiful sight, my sweet boy. i can't describe how incredible it is to hold him again. at the hospital today, there were no signs of the ordeal young ethan, seen here in earlier photos, has been through. >> he was running around the hospital room, put
MSNBC
Feb 6, 2013 1:00am PST
white house. but if he is to run the cia for president obama, john brennan is first going to have to face questions on thursday about some of what michael isikoff turned up here on this program last night. a justice department white paper elaborating the administration's reasoning for why it thinks it is legal to kill american citizens on the president's say so. or actually, on the say so of an informed high level official of the u.s. government. so maybe that's the president, but maybe that's somebody else. michael isikoff's scoop ended up at "the new york times" today and "the washington post" and "the hill" and slate and salon and ap to name a few. it was everywhere. and then at a press conference today, the attorney general was asked about it. >> last night nbc reported a white paper that was prepared by the justice department undated, unsigned about the legal -- the legal pinnacles for targeting americans overseas. could you please give us what the precise definition is and how that would be carried out? >> well, there have been a series of speeches that i gave, jay johnson gave
FOX News
Feb 5, 2013 7:00pm EST
lawmakers may stall or even block mr. obama's nominee to run the cia. white house counter terrorism advisor john brennan unless the senators get good cooperation from the administration like providing the secret legal memos, quote: congress and the public can decide whether the president's power to deliberately kill american citizens is subject to appropriate limitations and safeguards. republican senator susan collins who signed a letter telling fox late today the refusal to release the secret memos is hypocritical. >> obama administration that released all of these opinions from the office of legal counsel about the bush administration's treatment of detainees. so, why the different standards? >> brennan is expected to be pressed thursday not only on the targeted killing program but the cia interrogation program. critics call torture and whether he was or knows the source of these national security leaks to the media shep. >> shepard: you mentioned critics, catherine, many of them are saying the president isn't really living up to his own promises. >> they point to the president's
ABC
Feb 6, 2013 12:00pm EST
on our streets. >> the president will return to the white house just before 1:00 this afternoon. president obama will address the issue of gun control during his state of the union address next tuesday. secretary of state john kerry will officially be sworn in this afternoon. vice-president joe biden will leave the ceremony at the state department at 4:00. kerrey has spent a few days on the job, taking the reins from hillary clinton. he will be welcomed on the post monday. he spent the weekend on the phone with world leaders getting ready for his job. as he moves in, president obama is moving a special member of his team the one responsible for this message -- >> the will and the determination of the american people change this country. >> president obamas's speech writer is stepping down. he collaborated with the press and on the state of the union address, including the one set to be delivered next week. people all around the west during -- west wing praised him. the d.c. taxicab commission is paving the way for installing cash free payments system and the cars. the commission
CBS
Feb 6, 2013 12:00pm EST
of american terror suspects to a trial by jury. and on tuesday the white house press corps pushed obama officials on the issue. >> this is giving legal justification for killing american citizens without any trial whatsoever, without any evidence. >> i would point you to the ample judicial precedence for the idea that someone who takes up arms against the united states in a war against the united states is an enemy and therefore could be targeted accordingly. >> reporter: so far there is one known case of an american being targeted with a drone strike. >> america cannot and will not win. >> reporter: an ware al-awaki was killed at a base in yemen. >> congress interested the memo in order to get a better understanding of the government's drone policies. congressional members will get their own chance to question administration officials tomorrow when john brennan heads to capitol hill for his confirmation hearing to become the next head of the c.i.a. he is considered the architect of the drone strike program. >>> today we could learn much more about recent secret court proceedings
KRON
Feb 5, 2013 11:00pm PST
obama says the proposals he offered house speaker john boehner late last year during discussions over the so- called fiscal cliff are still on the table. however -- boehner says additional tax hikes are out of the question. >> pam: we're learning more about the gunman -- jimmy lee dykes -- who kidnapped a five year old boy. and held him hostage for nearly a week in an underground bunker in alabama. here are new photos released by the f-b-i showing photos right outside the underground bunker. the f-b-i says dykes was involved in a firefight with swat agents before he was killed during operation. bomb technicians also found two explosive devices on the property today. authorities say one explosive was found inside the bunker -- and the other was located inside a plastic pipe. which dkyes used to communicate with negotiators. released a recording of the 9-1-1 call made by the accused of killing two other veterans. investigators are accusing eddie routh of shooting and killing chris kyle and chad littlefield at a texas gun range on saturday. he then drove to his sister's house 70 mil
CBS
Feb 5, 2013 6:00pm PST
nottingham, cbs news, the white house. >>> president obama is planning a major overseas trip. for the first time since becoming president, mr. obama will travel to israel. it will happen in the spring. the president will meet with israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu. reportedly as early as march. the two leaders have had a rocky relationship. the white house says the trip will be an opportunity to reaffirm ties between the u.s. and israel. president obama will also visit the west bank and jordan. >>> the military is poised to extend some benefits to same- sex partners of gay servicemembers. u.s. officials say they are likely to include health and welfare programs as well as access to on base stores and services 16 months after the pentagon revealed the ban on openly gay servicemembers. an announcement is expected in the next few days. >>> britain is one step closer to legalizing gay marriage. a bill that would enable same- sex couples to get married in civil and religious ceremonies passed the house of commons today in a 400-175 vote. the bill must go through several more stages befor
ABC
Feb 6, 2013 6:00am EST
ravens in person at the white house. -- president obama called the ravens head coach john harbaugh now on tuesday. >> players hoisted the lombardi trophy at the parade. the crowd broke through the barriers and followed the parade into the free celebration at m&t bank stadium. the stadium was at capacity. some fans did have to be locked out. >> quite a show out there. still ahead, putting a price tag on the ravens mvp quarterback. find out how much joe flacco's agent thinks he should be paid. >> let's take a live look at rosslyn outside. its 40 >> greetings from the catalogs for philanthropy at great beginnings. for more information on bright beginnings' and other nonprofits feature in the catalog go to the website. >> good morning, washington. >> good morning back to you. 6:11 on this wednesday morning. no gloves on jacqui jeras. >> you said it's the best day of the week. >> the best day of the workweek. the weekend looks pretty stellar as well. 37 degrees right now at reagan national, 32 in gaithersburg, 36 in frederick, 30 in manassas, 37 in winchester, 35 in martinsburg. that's
Current
Feb 6, 2013 3:00am PST
866-55-press. and yesterday, in the white house briefing room i was there, president obama coming in to call on congress to do something, take some action to avoid those massive across the board cuts to the pentagon that kick in march the 1st called the sequester. the president telling them if you can't pass a big bill to fix the whole problem, at least pass a little bill to delay the sequester for a few months t john boehner said no way. we are not interested in cooperativing. the party of no still at it. that and a lot more here in our last hour of the "full-court press," together this morning, but first, the current news update in los angeles. hi, lisa. >> hey, bill. good morning, everyone. a gun bill with bi-partisan support could have a chance of making its way through congress. a group of lawmakers in the house is reintroducing legislation making firearm trafficking a federal crime. the bill would also strengthen the penalties for anyone buying a gun for someone else who was not allowed to own one. it's one of the few gun-related measures with support from both sides of the ais
FOX News
Feb 6, 2013 9:00am EST
obama's deal? martha: there are some tough new questions for the white house after a memo surfaced that lays out the case for targeting u.s. citizens overseas when they believe they are a threat to our country. the critics say it allows the president to be the judge, jury and executioner on americans. now there is a group of senators who say they want answers to this, and if they don't get them the president's nominee for cia and defense could be held up. >> we conduct those strikes because they are necessary to mitigate ongoing actual threats, prevent attacks and save american lives. these strikes are legal, ethical and wise. the u.s. government takes great care in deciding to pursue an al qaeda terrorist, to insure precision and prevent loss of american lives. gregg: peter doocy joins us in washington. >> the first thing an american citizen has to do to be targeted is associate themselves with al qaeda operations. when they do that the juts is department says that out weighs their right to due process. >> we say that we only take these kinds of actions when there is an imminent t
Current
Feb 5, 2013 5:00pm PST
been the hallmark of our government? a $5 billion lawsuit related to the housing bubble. the obama administration and a growing number of states are suing standard & poor's for the way it rated mortgage bonds from 2004 to 2007. you might recall those bonds were rated just a tad high. sometimes aaa ratings for bonds backed by mortgages even when those mortgages were for people with no realistic shot at ever paying them and everyone knew it. the economy subsequently took an olympic-style dive. so why did s&p tend to give them such high ratingses? this may or may not be relevant but the company that issued the bonds were the ones who paid s&p for the ratings not suspicious at all. this may also be why prosecutors accuse s&p of giving the wrong ratings on purpose. but is a lawsuit against one company the way to go? let's bring in dennis kelleher. this is too big for my small mind. he's president and ceo of better markets. thank you for joining me. >> hi, john. >> john: you've read the complaint. what kind of case does the doj have? >> well, you know, it is 120 pages of fairly detailed
FOX News
Feb 6, 2013 10:00am PST
around this time yesterday, the white house announced that president obama prepares to visit the country of israel for the first time innist presidency. in our last meeting at the white house in march, president obama spoke with israelis prime minister benjamin netanyahu and described as a very tense encounter. what are the israelis hoping to hear from prime minister when he travels there? the deputy speaker of the israeli congress, thank you for being here. >> thank you, and it's my pleasure. >> what do you hope to hear or see from prime minister when he visits israel for the first time? >> first of all, we're very happy that president obama is coming to israel. duri during, we felt neglected, but he went to egypt, saudi arabia and skipped the only strongest ally of the u.s. and middle east so we're happy that he's coming to israel, and covering the issues and challenges that we're facing, mainly the issue of iran. i think it's about time to take action and we need to know that the u.s. is standing with israel together. >> alisyn: what do you think took so long for president oba
KRON
Feb 6, 2013 6:00am PST
to do list faces opposition from senate and house republicans. today's meeting will also bill obamas first chance to press centers directly on his proposal for a quick fix to a board a sweeping spending cuts that are set to take effect on march the first. >> still ahead on kron 4 morning news. a truck and gang goes off the side of a florida highway. we have new video from the early morning scene. >> a major earthquake rocks part of the solomon islands overnight. this set off a deadly to summit. mark is in the weather news room and he will have more details. >> here in the bay area we are watching the weather this morning. we will get a check of the weather in your neighborhood in just a bit. >> welcome back. new this morning. a powerful 8.0 magnitude earthquake sets off a in tsunami killing at least five people and a remote part of the solomon islands this morning. it triggered evacuations across the south pacific as island nations issued to tsunami alerts. google animation shows where the earthquake hit near the solomon islands. a tsunami warning is in affect for the solomon islands
NBC
Feb 6, 2013 9:00am EST
to make it about the one who is in the white house now, michelle obama? >> i certainly -- she is her own beautiful individual person and i'm playing like, you know, in a comedy. but i was inspired by her arms and her grace and her awareness of fitness and health. and i really admire her for that. and i think all of her own personal first lady programs are founded in common sense. i really appreciate common sense because i feel like it's rare. >> that's true. >> unfortunately. >> a little too rare in washington. that segues well into our first topic in take three, talking about the first lady and more broadly about women in the public eye. there's a piece in this week in the washington post that focused on our ladifirst lady's, shall call it, derriere. >> what? i would like to see the derrieres of the people who are criticizing her. >> well said. >> she looks pretty healthy to me. she's a 5'11" woman. >> she is. she's a tall woman. >> statuesque. >> natalie, you deal with this, too. being in the public eye, someone who is always in view of the world, especially for the first lady
MSNBC
Feb 6, 2013 12:00pm PST
control and one of the legislative chambers in the house, especially the obama era and in general the party very, very sensitive to the concerns of the business community and not putting any needless burden on business. what is the political path you see to getting a raise in the minimum wage any time soon? >> it tarts with the president advocating it. as i said in my column, he has been silent on this since the campaign despite reporting an increase at that time. i understand he had a melt down in crisis to deal with, but at this point when tens of millions of americans are being left behind, he needs to lead. on the republican side, businesses is not opposed to an increase in the minimum wage. mitt romney in the campaign agreed with the idea that we should index the minimum wage to inflation and that supports an increase overtime. it doesn't lose a 30 of the value. at the same time you have business leader who is i quote is the ceo of kelly services and also the cochair of the business-led think tank for economic development. he thinks we need to think about how to make sure that wo
FOX News
Feb 6, 2013 6:00pm EST
second term. boy scouts are delaying a decision to lift a ban on gays until may. president obama has already come out in favor of that change. tonight chief white house correspondent ed henry looks how the president's evolving views is shaping his agenda. >> white house officials say the boy scouts have been building character for more than a century. >> he opposes discrimination in all forms. he believes as he said just on sunday, that gay americans ought to be able to participate in the boy scouts. >> except the president's support of gay rights has not been so clear-cut more like an evolution. >> i have to tell you, i've been going through an evolution on this issue. >> that was in the middle of last year's campaign when the president told abc news he now supported same-sex marriage, a reversal from earlier in his administration when he backed the defense of marriage act. he later told the justice department to stop defend doma in court. he lifted the ban on homosexuals serving openly in the military. >> our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treate
CSPAN
Feb 6, 2013 1:00pm EST
. however obama administration documents obtained by the sunday times revealed that the white house had secretly informed scottish authorities that they found compassionate release more palatable than the reimprisonment of him in libya. brennan also came under fire after would-be underwear bomber nearly brought down a u.s.-bound northwest airlines flight on christmas day, 2009. british intelligence authorities had notified their u.s. counterparts of a, quote, meeting with al qaeda cleric in yemen. and farooq's father had warned of his son's increasing extremism to c.i.a. officials at the u.s. embassy in nigeria. however, farooq was never added to the u.s. no-fly list, nor was his u.s. visa revoked. but for, as i understand it, him sweating too much around his poss tear year -- posterior that helped defuse the bomb and the work of heroic passengers to stop him once he tried, the crew was -- the passengers were safe, but it was certainly no thanks to the obama administration or mr. brennan. back to the article. patrick says, following this stunning and nearly fatal intelligence failure, w
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